Conference “Stone Canvas”

PCMA Research Centre in Cairo and Institut français d’archéologie orientale (IFAO) are co-organizing an international conference Stone canvas: towards a better integration of ‘rockart’ and ‘graffiti’ studies in Egypt and Sudan. Terminology, approaches, and research issues. It is scheduled to take place in Cairo on 10th–11th November 2019. The call for contributions is now open.

The conference focus is on the rock art and graffiti of Egypt and Sudan, inviting contributions from several specialists in various fields, such as archaeology, Egyptology and epigraphy. The conference will provide a forum for a dialogue between the representatives of different, if related, disciplines aimed at establishing common research perspectives.

The event is organized by dr Paweł Polkowski who specializes in the rock art of North Africa. Dr Polkowski is the current Ifao-PCMA Post-doc fellow in Cairo.

Deadline for contributions: 30 May 2019

Detailed information can be found in the circular.